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The Tower of the Swallow

A Witcher Novel
Narrated by: Peter Kenny
Series: The Witcher Saga, Book 4
Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (1,146 ratings)

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Summary

The world has fallen into war. Ciri, the child of prophecy, has vanished. Hunted by friends and foes alike, she has taken on the guise of a petty bandit and lives free for the first time in her life. But the net around her is closing.

Geralt, the Witcher, has assembled a group of allies determined to rescue her. Both sides of the war have sent brutal mercenaries to hunt her down. Her crimes have made her famous. There is only one place left to run. The tower of the swallow is waiting....

Read by Peter Kenny.

©1997 Andrzej Sapkowski (P)2016 Orion Publishing Group

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Addictive!

As ever, a gripping story superbly performed. Well rounded characters, a story that carries you along

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Just Awesome!

The narrator was awesome as usual . Love listening to books narrated by Peter Kenny.

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Cant get enough

im going to listen to these again and again untill the last one is complete. Love witcher !

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Good, but not the best of the Witches books

a great Sapkowski novel, but not the best in the series, still a great addition. great development of Ciri

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great stuff, good listen. as as as as as as as as as as as 15 words

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Another banger in The Witcher chronicles

Had one looked into the window of bus on a summers weekday morning. Had one followed a curly haired man walking to work. one would witnessed the listening to The tower of the swallow. A moving tale, following mainly Ciri and Yennifer, I actually didn't mind that geralts story was minor in this because Ciri's story is so hick and layered. These audio books are getting better & better.

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great as expected <br />

narrator has been amazing in every witcher book, i would recommend to anyone and everyone

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Getting even more obscure

I'm really starting to struggle with these now. Even Peter Kenny's narration struggles with the endless repetition, the unnatural dialogue and the pretentiously over-descriptive text.
It was only wanting to know what happened that kept me going through this one, rather than actually enjoying the listening experience.

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Great start but slows down

This book started out great, really gripping but I find it slows down mid book to my frustration.

I really like the Witcher storyline but I have found with all the books so far that sometimes the author gets too involved with dialogue about meaningless things and this just slows the story down.

Narrator is brilliant as with all the books so far!

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Great ending to a great series

I was so worried how this series was going to end as big epics like this tend to go nowhere. However this was a great surprise and a lovely ending in keeping with the whole series. Very clever, very lovely and very enjoyable. Trying not to give spoilers, but how clever to 'step sideways' as as solution to the big ending.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-11-19

Story picks up

Baptism of fire was a little stretched in my view, but this book picks up nicely. And asusual the performance in all the books is awesome.

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  • Stefan Adolfsson
  • 16-10-19

Amazing

The book is intriguing, I have been listening closely to it all along. The reader is great but at times I experience that it is hard for him to give the characters different voices, there are a great deal of characters though so I don't blame him for this, he does a great job as it is. And with the cliffhanger I can't wait to start with the 5th and last book of the series.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-01-19

great story and story teller

again a great performance of Peter Kenny on the intriguing story of the witcher Geralt, the plot finally falls into place and makes it easier to understand then previous books.

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  • RomulusRom
  • 12-08-18

The best one yet.

I've been loving these Witcher books read by the amazing Peter Kenny from the first minute but this one really ups the game. It delivers an even more incredible in-depth look at the world and its creatures combined with so many exciting adventurous scenes which had me on the edge of my seat. An amazing book.

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  • Stian
  • 15-05-18

some stuff was weird

In the later part of the book, the author started somewhat repeating a phrase, the first 3 times it was ok, but when it was more than that it annoyed me, and completely pulled me out of the immersion :(

Other that that i enjoyed the book, and Peter Kenny does his narration so incredibly well!

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  • Christian
  • 22-03-18

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Narrator seemed un-interested in the material and sounded monotone throughout the entire story. Made it hard to finish the book

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-12-17

One of the best in my opinion.

I very much like this one, Peter Kenny was brilliant as usual. story was fantastic.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-10-17

Peter Kenny dose a great job!

Loved it read all the books in cron order love it. And Peter Kenny dose a great job.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 30-05-17

Good book great reading

best of the witcher books so far. in fact I've read it twice. so good.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-01-17

Good story but lacking ending and boring parts

Overall a great story and interesting journey but some dragged out parts in between take you out and bore with general information, was hoping to hear more of geralt